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2022 World Cup Round of 16: Full schedule, When are the matches date and time in the knockout stage

The FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 stage kicks-off on Saturday, December 3, with the Netherlands taking on the USA in the first match.

Group B topper Argentina will play Australia on December 4, while defending champion France also plays its Round of 16 match against Poland on December 4.

Eight teams will qualify from the Round of 16 and will progress to the quarterfinals, starting from December 9.

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The United States hasn’t moved past the Round of 16 since 2002, with the Americans’ quarterfinal run being their best finish since 1930, and faces the Netherlands in the knockout stage opener on Saturday. Defending champion France is in action on Sunday.

Those who moved on will have to win four more games in order to lift the World Cup trophy and it’s win-or-go home with no draws in the knockout round. Games tied after 90 minutes will go to 30 minutes of extra time, and penalty kicks if things are still even after 120 minutes.

Here’s the full schedule for the rest of the World Cup:

World Cup Round of 16 schedule

Saturday, Dec. 3

4 p.m. – Netherlands vs. United States 
8 p.m. – Argentina vs. Australia 

Sunday, Dec. 4

4 p.m. – France vs. Poland 
8 p.m. – England vs. Senegal 

4 p.m. – Japan vs. Croatia 
2 p.m. – Brazil vs. South Korea 

Tuesday, Dec. 6

4 p.m. – Morocco vs. Spain 
8 p.m. – Portugal vs. Switzerland 

World Cup quarterfinals schedule

Friday, Dec. 9

4 p.m. – Japan/Croatia vs. Brazil/South Korea 

8 p.m. – Netherlands/USA vs. Argentina/Australia 

Saturday, Dec. 10

4 p.m.. – Morocco/Spain vs. Portugal/Switzerland 
8 p.m. – England/Senegal vs. France/Poland 

World Cup semifinals schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 13

4 p.m. – Winners from Dec. 9 

Wednesday, Dec. 14

8 p.m.– Winners from Dec. 10 
World Cup final date, time

Sunday, Dec. 18

4 p.m. – Semifinal winners 

World Cup third-place game

Saturday, Dec. 17

4 p.m. – Semifinal losers 

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